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Beginning of Life issues in 2017: what will we be talking about this year?

2017 will be another busy and challenging year on beginning of life issues Abortion October 2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act. Throughout the year this significant anniversary will generate media publicity, events, stories from women and will fire up campaigns by […]

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‘Dear Mr Hunt, listen to the real experts…’

It is not only junior doctors who are trying to get their voices heard by Jeremy Hunt. One young lady last week made an impassioned plea directly to the health minister, on an issue that is arguably more about life and death than is the […]

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Faith, health & the World Health Organisation

The World Health Assembly in Geneva comes to an end today, after a relatively uneventful few days. The WHA is the strategy setting body for the World Health Organisation, and so its decisions affect the global health priorities of the world for the coming years.  […]

Nursing Initiative: More tinkering at the edges?

In the face of a growing and alarming number of reports on poor standards of care for vulnerable patients in the NHS and the community, the Prime Minister today has launched an initiative to try and tackle the problem in hospital nursing. This is after […]

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Calls for action on care need to be heeded

When I wrote last July about how the findings of the Dilnot Commission into the funding of social care for the elderly looked likely to be admired but ignored by Government, I feared that the matter of how we care as a society for our […]